Col. Steven O'Donnell http://ripr.org en Central Falls Police: Drug Sweep Has Reduced Violence In The City http://ripr.org/post/central-falls-police-drug-sweep-has-reduced-violence-city <p>A four-month long investigation has resulted in the arrests of nearly three dozen accused drug dealers. The investigation targeted narcotics activity in Central Falls.</p><p>Starting in June Central Falls police noticed an uptick in shootings. They suspected it was drug related so they called in the state police to help them out.&nbsp; The result was the arrests of 35 individuals over a four month period and the seizure of a sizable collection of illegal drugs, said&nbsp;Rhode Island State Police Superintendent Steven O’Donnell.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 18:44:59 +0000 Flo Jonic 24455 at http://ripr.org Central Falls Police: Drug Sweep Has Reduced Violence In The City RI State Police bust unemployment cheats http://ripr.org/post/ri-state-police-bust-unemployment-cheats <p style="margin-left:-31.5pt;">&nbsp;</p><h1><strong><em>STATE POLICE SWEEP RESULTS IN EIGHT ARRESTS FOR FRAUDULENT COLLECTION OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS</em></strong></h1><p></p><p style="margin-left:-31.5pt;"><strong><em><u>For Immediate Release</u></em></strong></p><p style="margin-left:-31.5pt;">&nbsp;</p><h2>October 29, 2013</h2><p style="margin-left:-31.5pt;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-left:-31.5pt;"><strong>Contact:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Major Todd Catlow</strong></p><p style="margin-left:-31.5pt;"><strong>&nbsp;Rhode Island State Police</strong></p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 18:01:14 +0000 Scott MacKay 23952 at http://ripr.org